Jack Bushman spent 34 years teaching at Kansas University. He estimates he’s lost about half of his retirement savings invested in the stock market in the last year and a half.
The race starter walks off the course as the elite men runners take their first step off the starting line of the 113th Boston Marathon in Hopkington, Mass. Ethiopia’s Deriba Merga won the men’s race, Kenya’s Salina Kosgei won the women’s race, and Americans placed third in each race.
Flowers are placed on the plaques to the 13 victims of the massacre at Columbine High School to mark the 10th anniversary of the killings, at Columbine Memorial in the southwest Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo., on Monday, April 20, 2009.
Bahujan Samaj Party supporters raise their hands Monday during an election rally in Allahabad, India. India’s national elections, which began Thursday, will take place over five phases until May 13.
This is the picture Nathan Williams submitted with his winning Sunflower State Games essay in 2009. It depicts a “healthy” person made from strips of tofu.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average fell almost 290 points Monday amid worries about the health of the nation’s largest banks.
Garrett Bentley looks at a display of crosses for the 13 victims of the massacre at Columbine High School to mark the 10th anniversary of the killings Monday near the Columbine Memorial in the southwest Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. About 1,000 people gathered for a sunset memorial service at Clement Park, next to the school, where survivors, relatives and current students reflected on the massacre. A dove was released for each of the 13 victims as Principal Frank DeAngelis read their names. Addressing the survivors, DeAngelis said: “You were forced to grow up far too quickly.”
Clayson Menthor, 13, holds out a small pot for some beans and rice provided by a church outside of Cabaret, Haiti. This photo, taken Sept. 9, 2008, is one from a series that earned the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News by Miami Herald photographer Patrick Farrell.
Construction work is under way on the ground floor of the Oread Inn, as shown in this photo from February. The project is expected to be completed early next year.